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Meningococcal Septicaemia Meningitis Claims

Meningococcal Septicaemia is a form of meningitis which requires urgent diagnosis and treatment. Failure by a medical team to recognise the symptoms can lead to long term complications for the victim, and sadly it can also lead to death. If you believe that you or a member of your family has suffered as a result of failure to diagnose meningococcal septicaemia, we are here to help you and advise you. You can call us free of charge and without obligation so that we can explain your legal rights to you.

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Diagnosing Meningococcal Septicaemia

Symptoms for meningococcal septicaemia include:

  • A high temperature
  • A rash which does not disappear when a glass is placed on it
  • Red spots
  • Sore throat
  • Aching limbs

Someone displaying any of these symptoms should seek urgent medical advice.

Claiming compensation for meningococcal septicaemia

A claim may be made on behalf of the person who has suffered as a result of the delayed or failed diagnosis, or for their relatives in the case of a fatal claim for medical negligence compensation.

If medical professionals do make errors when managing meningococcal septicaemiaand a patient suffers as a result, there may well be a case of medical negligence. This commonly occurs when the medical team:-

  • Fail to carry out the necessary tests;
  • Make a misdiagnosis;
  • Fail to make a timely diagnosis;
  • Fail to provide emergency treatment.

Costs & How We Can Help You

We are always happy to speak to you early after the event to explore the circumstances of the potential negligence and to advise you of your options. We act for clients throughout England and Wales, if we cannot help you we will make no charge for our time. If we can help you to make a claim for compensation, you will benefit from the following funding options:

  • Conditional Fees ("no win, no fee")
  • Legal Expenses Insurance
  • Private Funding
  • Structured Payment Plans

Let Us Advise You Now

Early legal intervention can be vital so please contact us if you think you may have a claim. All initial enquiries are completely free of charge and without obligation.

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